Four-Headed Ram Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
9/16 x 3/8 x 5/8 in. (1.4 x 0.9 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Four-Headed Ram Amulet, 664-332 B.C.E. Lapis lazuli, 9/16 x 3/8 x 5/8 in. (1.4 x 0.9 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1325E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1325E_view1.jpg)
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Small lapis lazuli amulet representing a standing four-headed ram. The ram’s left legs are forward, and its right legs back. The two front heads are side by side and face forward. The other two heads are side by side behind the first two and face backwards. The horns curve down and around the side of each face. The four-sided base has irregularly rounded corners.
Condition: Perfect except for small nicks.
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